Denver Museum of Nature & Science, Denver

4.6
#1 of 184 in Nightlife in Colorado
Home to exhibits related to geology, paleontology, space, and much more, Denver Museum of Nature & Science will give you a detailed tour through human history. Observe skeletons of different animals--among which you can find dinosaurs--learn from informative displays, watch movies, or attend a lecture. If you like stars, spend some time in the planetarium, or visit the Space Odyssey exhibit where you can explore the hidden nooks of the Universe. The museum's food and dining section provides a space to grab a bite and take a break between exhibits. See Denver Museum of Nature & Science and all Denver has to offer by arranging your trip with our Denver itinerary planner .
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  • Wonderful exhibit. Cleverly put together and the line moved quickly enough to not get bored. Great day of fun  more »
  • We go about once a year. The is an interactive health exhibit, that has been there a while and several exhibits to see (fake) wildlife and history. There is also a space and dinosaur exhibit. Two new ...  more »
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  • My kids always have a great time here. This is more than just a museum with the traditional glass displays and exhibits. It has lots of hands on stuff for kids and adults to do. My kids love the health exhibit where they get to ride bikes and see how it affects their heart beat. They also get to do experiments and see how a heart works. We recently did a mind bender exhibit where there were hundreds of hands on puzzles and mind benders to solve. It was hard and lots of fun. They opened the exhibit for adults only one night, too. We love how they include things for all ages. They have a space exhibit where you get to see how the solar system works, nature exhibits of local wildlife, and all the traditional glass displays, too. They also have a cafeteria and tables for bringing your own lunch. We have a season pass and have gone about a dozen times. Still havent seen everything there.
  • Wonderful place! There's so many things to do and see, and you may not even get to see everything in one day. The kids loved the Expedition Health exhibit, especially the laboratory part. They got to do experiments with microscopes, and went back two and three times despite there being a wait for each station. They have gloves, lab coats, and gloves available which made it even more fun! You're allowed to bring your own lunch which saves some money, you just have to eat it in the dining areas between exhibits. Easy! The staff is very friendly and helpful. We even lost track of one of our group for a few minutes at one point and the help desk was very pleasant to deal with in getting an announcement made over the speakers. Highly recommend!

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